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Title Politicization of the civil service in comparative perspective : the quest for control / edited by B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

Series Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; 7
Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no99018377 7.
Subject Civil service -- Political activity.
Civil service ethics.
Patronage, Political.
Alt Name Peters, B. Guy.
Pierre, Jon.
Series Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; 7
Routledge studies in governance and public policy ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no99018377 7.
Subject Civil service -- Political activity.
Civil service ethics.
Patronage, Political.
Alt Name Peters, B. Guy.
Pierre, Jon.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Politicization of the civil service : concepts, causes, consequences / B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre -- Political responsiveness in a merit bureaucracy : Denmark / Jørgen Grønnegaard Christensen -- Politicization of the Swedish civil service : a necessary evil, or just evil? / Jon Pierre -- The politicization of the German civil service : a three-dimensional portrait of the ministerial bureaucracy / Eckhard Schröter -- Politicization of the civil service in France : from structural to strategic politicization / Luc Rouban -- The British civil service : examining the question of politicisation / Charlotte Sausman and Rachel Locke -- Politicization in the United States / B. Guy Peters -- The search for a responsive bureaucracy in Canada / Donald J. Savoie -- Dire expectations but subtle transformations? : politicisation and the New Zealand civil service / Robert Gregory -- Politicization in the Belgian civil service / Guido Dierickx -- Dutch government reform and the quest for political control / Frits M. van der Meer -- Politicisation of the Spanish civil service : continuity in 1982 and in 1996 / Salvador Parrado Dez -- Two faces of politicization of the civil service : the case of contemporary Greece / Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos -- Conclusion : political control in a managerialist world / B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation This book addresses an important issue and debate in public administration: the politicization of civil service systems and personnel. Using a comparative framework the authors address issues such as compensation, appointments made from outside the civil service system, anonymity, partisanship and systems used to handle appointees of prior administrations in the US, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and Greece.
ISBN 0203799852 (electronic bk.)
9780203799857 (electronic bk.)
9780415700252
0415700256
9786610048908
6610048908
9781135996260 (e-book ; PDF)
1135996261
9781135996215 (e-book ; Mobi)
1135996210
9781135996253 (e-book ; ePub)
1135996253
9781138874558 (paperback)
1138874558
0415700256 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252886982
Additional Format Print version: Politicization of the civil service in comparative perspective. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 (DLC) 2003019136